H2803 חשׁב - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to plait or interpenetrate, that is, (literally) to weave or (generally) to fabricate; figuratively to plot or contrive (usually in a malicious sense); hence (from the mental effort) to think, regard, value, compute

KJV Usage: (make) account (of), conceive, consider, count, cunning (man, work, workman), devise, esteem, find out, forecast, hold, imagine, impute, invent, be like, mean, purpose, reckon (-ing be made), regard, think.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to think, plan, esteem, calculate, invent, make a judgment, imagine, count
a. (Qal)
1. to think, account
2. to plan, devise, mean
3. to charge, impute, reckon
4. to esteem, value, regard
5. to invent
b. (Niphal)
1. to be accounted, be thought, be esteemed
2. to be computed, be reckoned
3. to be imputed
c. (Piel)
1. to think upon, consider, be mindful of
2. to think to do, devise, plan
3. to count, reckon
d. (Hithpael) to be considered
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 767
Parts of Speech: Verb

to devise
1) to think, plan, esteem, calculate, invent, make a judgment, imagine, count
1a) (Qal)
1a1) to think, account
1a2) to plan, devise, mean
1a3) to charge, impute, reckon
1a4) to esteem, value, regard
1a5) to invent
1b) (Niphal)
1b1) to be accounted, be thought, be esteemed
1b2) to be computed, be reckoned
1b3) to be imputed
1c) (Piel)
1c1) to think upon, consider, be mindful of
1c2) to think to do, devise, plan
1c3) to count, reckon
1d) (Hithpael) to be considered

View how H2803 חשׁב is used in the Bible

First 30 of 124 occurrences of H2803 חשׁב

Genesis 15:6 and he counted
Genesis 31:15 Are we not counted
Genesis 38:15 he thought
Genesis 50:20 But as for you, ye thought
Genesis 50:20 meant it
Exodus 26:1 of skilful
Exodus 26:31 of skilful
Exodus 28:6 with skilful
Exodus 28:15 with skilful
Exodus 31:4 To make
Exodus 35:32 And to make beautifully
Exodus 35:35 and of the skilful workmen,
Exodus 35:35 and of those that make beautifully
Exodus 36:8 of skilful
Exodus 36:35 it of skilful
Exodus 38:23 and a skilful workman,
Exodus 39:3 with skilful
Exodus 39:8 of skilful
Leviticus 7:18 neither shall it be imputed
Leviticus 17:4 shall be imputed
Leviticus 25:27 Then let him count
Leviticus 25:31 them shall be counted
Leviticus 25:50 And he shall reckon
Leviticus 25:52 then he shall count
Leviticus 27:18 shall reckon
Leviticus 27:23 shall reckon
Numbers 18:27 shall be reckoned
Numbers 18:30 of it, then it shall be counted
Numbers 23:9 and shall not be reckoned
Deuteronomy 2:11 also were accounted

Distinct usage

3 of skilful
2 with skilful
2 shall reckon
2 thought
2 deviseth
2 shall be counted
2 shall be esteemed
2 that he hath purposed
2 think
2 which I purpose
1 and he counted
1 he thought
1 But as for you, ye thought
1 meant it
1 To make
1 And to make beautifully
1 and of the skilful workmen,
1 and of those that make beautifully
1 it of skilful
1 and a skilful workman,
1 with skilful
1 of skilful
1 Then let him count
1 And he shall reckon
1 then he shall count
1 shall be reckoned
1 of it, then it shall be counted
1 and shall not be reckoned
1 also were accounted
1 (That also was accounted
1 it was not considered as any thing
1 it was not considered
1 by skilful men,
1 for they were accounted
1 Do ye imagine
1 and holdest
1 against me, he counteth
1 Thinkest
1 He esteemeth
1 are counted
1 him; one would think
1 they have imagined.
1 against thee: they imagined
1 but they devise
1 against me: against me do they devise
1 long; we are counted
1 When I thought
1 I have considered
1 And that was counted
1 I thought
1 who have purposed
1 that thou makest account
1 to devise
1 is counted
1 He that deviseth
1 it shall be counted
1 for why is he to be esteemed?
1 against them, who shall not regard
1 he regardeth
1 and are counted

Corresponding Greek Words

chashav G1011 bouleuo
chashav G1994 epi strepho
chashav G2021 epicheireo
chashav G2125 eulabeomai
chashav G2233 hegeomai
chashav G2980 laleo
chashav G4160 poieo
chashav G5307 huphantos
chashav G5431 phrontizo
chashav pi,hithpa G4817 sul logizomai
chashav pi. G2793 kinduneuo
chashav pi. G5274 hupo lambano
chashav qal,ni G1380 dokeo
chashav qal,ni,pi G3049 logizomai
chashav qal.,pi. G1260 dia logizomai

Related words


H2804 חשׁב chăshab
(Chaldee); corresponding to H2803; to regard

KJV Usage: repute.

H2805 חשׁב chêsheb
From H2803; a belt or strap (as being interlaced)

KJV Usage: curious girdle.

H2806 חשׁבּדּנה chashbaddânâh
From H2803 and H1777; considerate judge; Chasbaddanah, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Hasbadana.

H2807 חשׁבה chăshûbâh
From H2803; estimation; Chashubah, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Hashubah.

H2808 חשׁבּון cheshbôn
From H2803; properly contrivance; by implication intelligence

KJV Usage: account, device, reason.

H2810 חשּׁבון chishshâbôn
From H2803; a contrivance, that is, actual (a warlike machine) or mental (a machination)

KJV Usage: engine, invention.

H2811 חשׁביהוּ חשׁביה chăshabyâh chăshabyâhû
חשׁביהוּ חשׁביה
chăshabyâh chăshabyâhû
khash-ab-yaw', khash-ab-yaw'-hoo
From H2803 and H3050; Jah has regarded; Chashabjah, the name of nine Israelites

KJV Usage: Hashabiah.

H2815 חשּׁוּב chashshûb
From H2803; intelligent; Chashshub, the name of two or three Israelites

KJV Usage: Hashub, Hasshub.

H4284 מחשׁבת מחשׁבה machăshâbâh machăshebeth
מחשׁבת מחשׁבה
machăshâbâh machăshebeth
makh-ash-aw-baw', makh-ash-eh'-beth
From H2803; a contrivance, that is, (concretely) a texture, machine, or (abstractly) intention, plan (whether bad, a plot; or good, advice)

KJV Usage: cunning (work), curious work, device (-sed), imagination, invented, means, purpose, thought.